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drug deliveryUS Congressional report warns that China is getting even better at stealing US military technology and secrets

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US intelligence agencies determined that several years ago China stole secrets relating to the F-35 jet fighter from a US contractor. The design secrets were detected in China’s new J-20 stealth fighter and the J-31. The stolen secrets included details …

asiaNew discovery in genetic research could lead to treatments for mitochondrial diseases

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new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) from the University of Missouri has succeeded in creating embryos with “heteroplasmy,” or the presence of both maternal and paternal mitochondrial DNA. This new innovation will allow …

cancerNew way to purify carbon nanotubes could open the way to low cost and large scale commercialization

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Researchers at McMaster University have cleared an obstacle to wider development of nanotechnology by developing a new way to purify carbon nanotubes – the smaller, nimbler semiconductors that are expected to replace silicon within computer chips and a wide array …

chinaMoon found around dwarf planet Makemake in the Kuiper Belt so now all four dwarf planets (Pluto, Eris, Makemake, and Haumea) have confirmed moons

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A Southwest Research Institute-led team has discovered an elusive, dark moon orbiting Makemake, one of the “big four” dwarf planets populating the Kuiper Belt region at the edge of our solar system. Makemake’s moon — nicknamed MK2 — is very …